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Constitution Day Celebration

Sept. 17, 2013

Washington and Lee celebrated Constution Day on Sept. 17, 2013 with a series of events across campus:

  • Federalist and Anti-Federalist Debate in Stackhouse Theater
  • Keynote Address: Professor Holt Merchant, "George Washington and the Constitution" in Northen Auditorium
  • "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" Movie Screening in Stackhouse Theater

The celebration also included the launch of the Constitution Library Guide and a Constitution book display in Leyburn Library. W&L senior Annelise Madison, who interned at the Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in the summer of 2013, shared her reflections on that experience on the W&L website, and the University publicized the day's events through social media on Twitter and Facebook.